IEX standalone PAT for FY’24 stands at Rs 341 Crore, up by 17% YOY

During Q4 FY'24, IEX achieved 30.1 BU volume across all segments, registering an increase of 15.5% on YoY basis.

IEX standalone PAT for FY’24 stands at Rs 341 Crore, up by 17% YOY

Mumbai: Key highlights of the audited standalone financial results for the fourth quarter and financial year ending March 31, 2024, as declared by the Company on 15 May 2024, are listed below:

Financial Year 2023-2024

Total volumes in FY’24 at 110.1 BU increased 13.7% YoY.
Revenue in FY’24 at Rs. 550.8 Cr increased 16.2% YoY.
Profit After Tax in FY’24 at Rs. 341.4 Cr increased 16.7% YoY.
Consolidated Profit After Tax in FY’24 at Rs. 350.8 Cr increased 14.7% YoY.

Quarter 4 Financial Year 2023-2024

Total volumes in Q4FY’24 at 30.1 BU increased 15.5% YoY.
Revenue in Q4FY’24 at Rs. 149.5 Cr increased 15.4% YoY.
Profit After Tax in Q4FY’24 at Rs. 95.1 Cr increased 14.7% YoY.
Consolidated Profit After Tax in Q4FY’24 at Rs. 96.7 Cr increased 9.5% YoY.

BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

For the fiscal year 2024, IEX achieved 110.1 BU in FY’24, registering an increase of 13.7% on YoY basis. Electricity volumes at 101.7BU increased 12.2% YoY. Electricity volumes at IEX crossed 100 BUs for the first time. Additionally, 75.39 lac RECs (equivalent to 7.54 BU) were traded during FY’24. REC traded volume in FY’24 increased 26.4% on YoY basis.

The DAM prices on the exchange declined to Rs 5.24/unit in FY’24, lower by 12% YoY compared with Rs. 5.94/unit in FY’23.

During Q4 FY'24, IEX achieved 30.1 BU volume across all segments, registering an increase of 15.5% on YoY basis. This volume comprises 25.9 BU from the conventional power market segment, 1 BU from the green market segment, and 32.48 lac Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) (equivalent to 3.2 BU). REC traded volume in Q4FY’24 increased by ~98% on YoY basis.

The DAM prices on the exchange lowered to Rs 4.89/unit in Q4 FY’24, a decline of 20% YoY compared with Rs.6.08/unit Q4 FY’23.

For fiscal year 2024, the Board of Directors of the Company announced a final dividend of Rs.1.50/- equivalent to 150% of the face value of equity shares.

On the power sector front, according to government data, India’s electricity consumption in FY’24 reached 1,622 BUs, representing a 7.7% increase on a year-on-year basis. On the fuel side, during FY’24, India's coal production increased by 11.7% YoY to reach around 1 billion tonnes and coal dispatch to the power sector increased nearly 8.8% YoY to 810 million tonnes. E-auction coal premium continued to decline throughout the financial year. The coal premium under Shakti B8 action has come down to around 20%. Coal inventory on 31st March 2024 stood at nearly 20 days, the highest since 2021. The imported coal price at USD55/tonne for the month of April’24, represents a decline of 23% on YoY basis.

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This improved supply scenario resulted in increased sell liquidity at IEX, despite an increase in the country’s energy demand in the fiscal year 2024. In FY’24, the sell liquidity on the exchange increased by 17% YoY.

The regulatory and policy landscape for the power market witnessed positive developments during the fiscal year. Notable among these were the General Network Access (GNA) regulation, the Indian Electricity Grid Code (IEGC) regulations, and Transmission Charges Sharing regulations. In preparation for the summer months, the Ministry of Power has announced several measures, such as mandating the sale of surplus un-requisitioned power on power exchanges by all thermal generating stations and rescheduling of planned maintenance of thermal power plants to the monsoon season. Additionally, section 11 directions for operationalization of imported coal-based plants are extended till 15 October 2024. Further, the Government has directed all gas-based power generating stations to operationalise their plants from May 1 to June 30 in view of rise in electricity demand.

On the gas market front, the Indian Gas Exchange (IGX) traded total volumes of 41 Million MMBtu in FY’24, lower by 20% YoY. The profit after tax for IGX for FY’24 is Rs. 23.1 Crores, about 18% lower with respect to FY’23. 

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ABOUT IEX

IEX is India’s premier energy exchange providing a nationwide, automated trading platform for physical delivery of electricity, renewable power, renewable energy certificates and energy saving certificates. The exchange platform enables efficient price discovery and increases the accessibility and transparency of the power market in India while also enhancing the speed and efficiency of trade execution. The Exchange is ISO Certified for quality management, Information security management and environment management since August 2016. The Exchange is a publicly listed company with NSE and BSE since October 2017 and is approved and regulated by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission since 27 June 2008. 

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